How to make an appeal?

Appealing is a simple process that can be done via email, by post or by hand to the RTB.

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To appeal the outcome of a mediation or adjudication case, an appeal application must be submitted to the RTB via post, email or by hand. 

The completed form, along with the fee of €85, should be sent by post to the Residential Tenancies Board, PO Box 47, Clonakilty, County Cork, by email to, or by hand to Residential Tenancies Board, O'Connell Bridge House, D'Olier Street, Dublin 2.

To lodge a valid appeal, the fee must accompany the complete documentation and be on time. 

To download a copy of our appeal application, please click here.

An appeal must be within the correct time period

  • Adjudication - The orignial dispute applicant and/or respondent may appeal to a Tenancy Tribunal within 10 working days of receipt of the Adjudication Report. If both the applicant and respondent appeal the Adjudication outcome, one Tenancy Tribunal will be scheduled to deal with both appeal applications.
  • Mediation – The original dispute applicant and/or respondent may apply to a Tenancy Tribunal within 10 calendar days (this includes Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays) “cooling off” appeal referral period from the date an Agreement was reached or from the date the mediation ceases. If both the applicant and respondent apply for a Tenancy Tribunal, one hearing witll be scheduled to deal with both referral applications.